Hartford City Council Meeting to Begin with Islamic Invocations

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    Why does Islam get a pass at Separation of Church and State when other town councils and high school graduations have had to stop giving Christian prayers after being sued for violating it?

    Personally, these Islamic prayers do not bother me. I don't have a problem with any prayer being said before a council meeting. They could have a Christian month, an Islamic month, what ever, to represent all the constituents, but it should be fair for everyone.
     
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    I'm with you on the not giving a shit part. I think the council should open with whatever kind of prayer they choose, or feel best represents their constituency. However, I believe that the use of Islamic prayers for this month is linked to the conclusion of Ramadan.
     
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    Solidarity with members of an ideology that calls for the death of all non members is usually a poor choice.
     
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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etWz1F3lZlM]YouTube - Genie[/ame]
     
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    Anyways, what were we talking about? Whether or not the Hartford City Council should begin their sessions with a different prayer for a month? OK. Let's talk about that.

    EDIT: The Vid is apropos, I suppose :lol:
     
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    I think it's a nice gesture. Must be scarey and sad to be an American Muslim these days.
     
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    Right after do they kill a chicken?
     
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    And yet are you not one of those that complains if a school coach recites a prayer before a game? Complains if a Christian prayer is offered over the loud speaker at a school?

    This is Hypocrisy at its finest. Liberals will SUE if a Christian prayer is offered at any Government meeting like a town hall but think Muslim prayers are a "nice gesture"
     
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    I don't complain about prayers before a legislative session, RetiredGySgt. Against all odds, I suspect most legislators are adults.

    Nice of you to bitch me out for a thought I hadn't had, rather than express any compassion for people under severe stress.
     

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